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CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
. well also take a look at another side of google that you very rarely hear about. the internet giant stashing billions in tax shelters to avoid paying taxes. is that fair play or outrageous corporate behavior? especially in this climate. well talk about that. but first, markets are generally higher. dow jones industrial average up 29 points on the day. nasdaq is up 7. and s&p 500 up about 1 1/2. >> they've been that way about the last ten days or two weeks or so. 21 days until america goes over the cliff or not. president obama meeting with the house speaker boehner in a closed door session over the weekend. yesterday in fact. trying to hammer out a deal. we hope you watch the redskins win over the ravens there in the last minute. president set to speak later at an auto plant in michigan about his planes it raise taxes on the rich. our chief political correspondent live at the white house with the latest. hi, john. >> hi, tyler. it is glammy and overcast in washington today but everybody is looking for bright signs about the fiscal cliff. we have a bright side yesterday when john boe
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
on -- every once in a while i check tweeting. >> i saw it on google, too. kayla tausche reporting -- >> kayla beat nick dunn. >> nick dunn was quoting kayla. >> is that right? >> corporate news that we're talking about, ingersoll-rand is nearing a deal to spin off its security technology business. cnbc's kayla tausche is reporting that the news could be announced as early as today. the spin-off comes after months of negotiations with an activist investor. ingersoll-rand is planning to announce a buyback program and a nearly 30% increase in the share program. also, aig is considering selling its plane leasing firm to a chinese group for up to $4.8 billion. plus, listen to this, mcdonald's is going to be reporting november sales today. look for the numbers at about 8:00 a.m. eastern time. analysts are expecting global comps to decline .1%. u.s. sales are seen falling by .8% while europe is expected to tick slightly higher. this was a big deal last month when they came out for their comps. it disappointed for the first time in years and years. people will be watching this number very closely to
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> they are going up against google, they are revamping their apps, what's going to be ironic is when they get a takeout bid when the stock travels up to 30 bucks again. >> all right, jane. >> all right. the pope will want to know that instagram doesn't support twitter and yahoo! does because he just sent his first tweet. o-m-g, and not the g in vain. dear friends. i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. i bless all of you from my heart he has already a million followers. but he is following seven on twitter. who? actually just seven of himself in different languages. even if the pope's tweeting, how long before twitter is public? >> why does he need to follow himself if he knows what he has tweeted because he tweeted it? >> i -- >> not that good with the thing. >> papal trinity thing, i -- >> um -- twitter, public? thoughts? >> to me, i've said this, i think facebook has a ton of problems. if you woke up tomorrow morning, they said they were going to use their $10 billion in cash plus stock to buy twiter, you would have that stock back up to the ipo price like that. >> wow. all
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
of the juicy questions like whether the company needs new leadership or friday's report google is interested in groupon which sent it skyrocketing. given up gains, about 15% since friday. mason stressing groupon strength in mobile, a third his transactions on mobile devices saying mobile customers spend more and are more loyal. sue, over to you. >> thank you. time for the "power lunch" rundown. welcome, gentlemen. first up treasury selling remaining aig shares and nets $22.7 billion in the process. a nice tidy sumbu it took a while and it was a lot of hard work to get that. >> yes, the question for historians to debate is whether or not the success of this aig bail ott will encourage future generations of lawmakers to say, hey, you know what, last trim we made $22 billion. let's do it again. it seems to work. that's the question from now until the next major financial collapse. i hope that's a long time from now but it's something to think about. >> i want to put out $22 billion sounds like a lot of money but only about a 3% return per year. the treasury really isn't as great an investment a
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
. microsoft, 87% of its cash. cisco. oracle at 80%. apple at 68%. google at 64%. that's important to note. the reason why these companies have so much cash overseas is that they've been global growth stories. when microsoft sells product overseas the proceeds go into accounts over there. don't come to the u.s. unless microsoft needs to buy something here. you can see it plays out in a company like apple, too, where international launches and international retail expansion have become far more important than the u.s. where growth is concerned. just five years ago apple had 58% of its cash in the u.s. this is actually a big issue for a company like cisco where john chambers has been very straightforward about saying if the federal government lets us repay treeuate this cash, bring it to the u.s. without a big penalty, we'll use it to hire and grow in this country. if not we'll hire less and, by the way, keep making bigger overseas acquisitions, too. all of this gets a bit dicier when you consider a lot of u.s. companies have gotten pretty good at avoiding tax on international sales by using
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am EST
who did the google car doing online education, a stanford professor and decided online education is next and google didn't want to do it and we're backing him and it will be fun to see. >> marc andreessen, thank you for being here. send it back to the studios. >> this is embarrassing. she is like throwing herself at the camera. i've never seen this side of you. >> there's so few voices willing to say what he said out loud. >> andrew, we asked him to guest host. he can talk the disrupter stuff and politics. >> he's the ultimate disrupter. >> another guy came out. will you do that? >> marc? >> we will have him come out. he's on his way back. >> becky will be back by then so you don't have to worry about me. >> right. exactly. got it. >> she'll leave the ring. >> need some muscle to keep you away. >>> the weird thing with twitter you have only tweeted in your career 709 times. >> you're tracking me? >> no, i just looked. i don't know why they picked me. they must like the silent. i guess less is more because we're not big tweeters, the two of us. >> hold on. while we are on this top
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
suggesting the iphone iphone is giving up to google's headlines. apple accounts for the entirely of the mass dnasdaq's fall of 1. apple is enjoying its best day since early last week. didn't close on its highs but equities up 8% points or so. futures back in positive territory, up 15 and down and up five or so. everybody's watching what's going on in d.c. overnight in asia it was mixed but not big moves sni where, japan had a good day and in europe we have green roar rows yesterday morning which pour tended good things for us here, germany doing the best. >> as expect the bank of england and european central banks left their ratings unchanged. mario draghi will hold his post meeting news conference. steve liesman has more exclusive raults from our all-america economic survey. >> what do people think about the fiscal cliff. consumer confidence has remind high. business confidence is down so the first thing we want to know, that's not the right chart, we want to do on whether or not people heard about the fiscal cliff. have you heard of it? comparing it to some of the other times people asked
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